Elevated bacteria levels prompt bathing advisories at dozens of Long Island beaches

The Suffolk County Department of Health issued advisories against bathing at 63 beaches.

News 12 Staff

May 28, 2024, 3:30 PM

Updated 15 days ago


Anyone looking to cool down today won’t be able to in the waters off some North Shore beaches.
Health officials say Monday’s heavy rainfall created elevated bacteria. Laurel Hollow Beach and North Hempstead Beach Park will be closed for bathing.
The Nassau County Department of Health says the advisory will be lifted Wednesday at 6 a.m. – bacterial level permitting.
The Suffolk County Department of Health issued advisories against bathing at 63 beaches.
The list of beaches under rainfall-related advisory is below:
  • Amityville Village Beach
  • Tanner Park
  • Venetian Shores Beach
  • Sound Beach POA East
  • Sound Beach POA West
  • Tides Beach
  • Beech Road Beach (NSBA)
  • Broadway Beach (NSBA)
  • Friendship Drive Beach (NSBA)
  • Shoreham Village Beach
  • Shoreham Beach
  • Corey Beach
  • Stony Brook Beach
  • Shoreham Shore Club Beach
  • Miller Place Park Beach
  • Scotts Beach
  • Woodhull Landing POA Beach
  • Bayberry Cove Beach
  • Bayview Beach
  • Grantland Beach
  • Indian Field Beach
  • Little Bay Beach
  • Soundview Beach Association Beach
  • Terraces on the Sound
  • Havens Beach
  • Eagle Dock Community Beach
  • Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club Beach
  • West Neck Beach
  • Lloyd Neck Bath Club Beach
  • Lloyd Harbor Village Park Beach
  • Gold Star Battalion Park Beach
  • Head of the Bay Club Beach
  • Nathan Hale Beach Club Beach
  • Baycrest Association Beach
  • Bay Hills Beach Association
  • Crescent Beach
  • Knollwood Beach Association Beach
  • Fleets Cove Beach
  • Centerport Beach
  • Huntington Beach Community Association Beach
  • Centerport Yacht Club Beach
  • Steers Beach
  • Asharoken Beach
  • Hobart Beach (Sound & Cove)
  • Crab Meadow Beach
  • Wincoma Association Beach
  • Valley Grove Beach
  • Prices Bend Beach
  • West Islip Beach
  • Benjamins Beach
  • Islip Beach
  • East Islip Beach
  • West Oaks Recreation Club Beach
  • Brightwaters Village Beach
  • Bayport Beach
  • Sayville Marina Park Beach
  • Bayberry Beach & Tennis Club Beach
  • Ronkonkoma Beach (Town of Islip)
  • Callahans Beach
  • Short Beach
  • Nissequogue Point Beach
  • Long Beach (Town of Smithtown)
  • Schubert Beach

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